Bud Light Mardi Gras Festival & River Parade
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Bud Light Mardi Gras Festival & River Parade

February 22, 1-9 PM

Parade & Balcony Parties 4-6 PM (two laps)

Location: Arneson River Theatre & 2 1/2 mile downtown area of the River Walk


A procession of decorated river floats transform the River Walk into a floating Mardi Gras celebration. Krewes of costumed revelers and live entertainment celebrate San Antonio style.

Enjoy live music, entertainment, and food trucks. The public is encouraged to come dressed in masks, costumes, and beads. Free admission.

February 22, from 1 p.m. - 9 p.m.

River Parade on Saturday only, February 22 from 4 p.m. - 6 p.m.  (two-laps around the 2 ½ mile downtown area of the River Walk)

ARNESON RIVER THEATRE STAGE ENTERTAINMENT  

1-2 PM, Rueben V Band (listen) (Blues and Rock)

2-4 PM, Zydeco Blanco (listen) (Zydeco)

4-6, Shonnie Murrell (listen) (New Orleans Jazz Experience)

6-8 PM, Europa Jazz  (Mardi Gras - R&B and New Orleans Jazz)

8-9 PM, GrooveTronX  (listen) (Nujazz- combines live jazz instruments with electronic beats - smooth jazz meet EDM)


ROVING RIVER WALK ENTERTAINMENT 

Shops at Rivercenter (outdoor lagoon area)

2-3 PM, Henry Rivas

3-4 PM, Victor Andrada

4-5 PM, Henry Rivas


PARADE, 4-6 PM, two laps around the downtown section of the River Walk (see map for parade route)

Bud Light & 2020 King Rex Chase Hathaway of LEGOLAND Discovery Center (above)

River Walk Royalty - new 2020 Royal Court in their first appearance)

King John & Friends (2019 king of the River Walk)

The Original Mexican Restaurant

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Jose Lopez Law Firm

Extreme Escape

Bonham Exchange

Mad Dogs British Pub

Yelp of San Antonio

Go Rio Cruises


FLOAT TRACKER - this tracks the first float in the parade

The tracker is active during parade time only; the float location will update every 4-5 mins - please refresh the page for updated location.


OFFICIAL MARDI GRAS BALCONY/PATIO PARTIES, 4-6 PM

MARGARITAVILLE

Dick's Last Resort

On the Bend Oyster Bar & Lounge 

Mad Dogs British Pub 

Joe's Crab Shack

Omni la Mansion del Rio Hotel 


FOOD & DRINK

Plenty of ice-cold Bud LIght will be available at the event. This event is made possible by Bud Light

Shake Shack

Pete's Tacos


PHOTO BOOTH

Free photo booth experience sponsored by Thomas J. Henry Law Firm


Bud Light Mardi Gras Festival & River Parade